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Forum: Network & Sharing 25 May 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By josh99ta
To be honest I was so sick of looking at all of...

To be honest I was so sick of looking at all of it that once it was fixed I closed out the windows and walked away from the computer for a while. I'll see if I can dig up the site where I found the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 May 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By josh99ta
After 4 hours of searching and trying different...

After 4 hours of searching and trying different fixes and drivers, I finally found one that worked. I'm wireless now. Disregard original post please.
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 May 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By josh99ta
W7 + Old Laptop + Wireless G = Connectivity Issues

I hope this is in the right place.

Preface: I'm not a really tech savvy person to begin with but I can get by with good instruction. Onto my problem...

I have a HP laptop that is actually a...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By josh99ta
What if I HAVE to use the machine? I have to get...

What if I HAVE to use the machine? I have to get work done and don't really have a choice not to use it. All work is backed up across the three internal drives and one external so if it crashes in...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By josh99ta
Will run memtest tonight (or try to). Kept...

Will run memtest tonight (or try to). Kept crashing last night, and I've got too much work to do today to run it now. Here is the latest crash dump info though...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By josh99ta
Can you repeat that in layman's terms? Sorry,...

Can you repeat that in layman's terms? Sorry, like I said I'm not very tech savvy at all. I'm barely scraping by here.

I ran the test. There have problem been close to a dozen crashes over the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By josh99ta
Is OCZ Reaper generally considered to be good...

Is OCZ Reaper generally considered to be good RAM? Like I said I want 8GB minimum. Am I better with 4x2 or 2x4?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By josh99ta
I have CPU-Z. What am I looking for? The...

I have CPU-Z. What am I looking for?

The issue I had before was that my RAM says 2.1V but mobo says 1.8V, not stable at 2.1V. I'm at 1.9V right now and can back it down to 1.8V if it will help in...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By josh99ta
I am familiar with memtest. Could my RAM timing...

I am familiar with memtest. Could my RAM timing be off, or does it point specifically towards faulty hardware? I know memtest would tell me that, and I'll set it up and run it later when I don't have...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By josh99ta
Stable for a while, now crashing again (and often)

All the crash info is attached in zipped folders (BSOD file + performance monitor HTML file). All system specs are in the drop-down at the bottom of the post. The only change is that I've added an...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 15,132
Posted By josh99ta
Ah, gotcha. Definitely a great point. I'd assume...

Ah, gotcha. Definitely a great point. I'd assume since Windows 7 is relatively new it'll be a while before Windows does an overhaul on it. It would be nice to have the extra installs just in case. We...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 15,132
Posted By josh99ta
I only need one version though. It's a fresh HD...

I only need one version though. It's a fresh HD with a fresh install of Windows 7, no Vista upgrade. $95 for the one I linked to seems good enough for me. I didn't see anything cheaper even on the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 15,132
Posted By josh99ta
Good to know Bill. So the disc I used to install...

Good to know Bill. So the disc I used to install Windows 7 on my desktop, that I also just put on the laptop to ensure it was working okay, is as follows...

WIN HOME PREM 7 64 -- BIT ENGLISH 1PK...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 15,132
Posted By josh99ta
Does any Windows 7 key work for any Windows 7 disc?

Easy question but I can't seem to find a definitive answer. My factory-Vista-installed laptop has been having some crazy issues, so I decided to do a fresh OS install. I didn't have the Vista disc,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 6,237
Posted By josh99ta
Clean W7 install. I like the idea of a cooling...

Clean W7 install. I like the idea of a cooling method for it. Any input on what the best option would be?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 6,237
Posted By josh99ta
So I took a Rocket Blower...

So I took a Rocket Blower...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 6,237
Posted By josh99ta
Thanks for the quick reply Punkster. I didn't see...

Thanks for the quick reply Punkster. I didn't see any dust inside really, but the fan is pretty buried in the case. I can definitely hit it with some compressed air and see if that does the trick....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 6,237
Posted By josh99ta
Help: HP Pavilion dv7 Instability Issues (Heat Related?)

I have an old HP Pavilion dv7 1135nr laptop that has developed some instability issues. I got it shortly after Vista came out and while many complained of Vista's reliability, the laptop was always...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Feb 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,253
Posted By josh99ta
Thanks for the reply. My system specs are in my...

Thanks for the reply. My system specs are in my dropdown in the post and everything is up to date.

Off-site backup is the only kind of backup associated with any other location/computer other...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Feb 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,253
Posted By josh99ta
Need File Backup/Redundancy Help (RAID or Software?)

I searched high and low and all the backup info I could find was for a disc image and I'm already using Macrium for that. No info on file backup/redundancy that I could find though.

I'm a wedding...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Feb 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,997
Posted By josh99ta
Thanks Brink, that's exactly what I was looking...

Thanks Brink, that's exactly what I was looking for. I know it was an easy answer but I couldn't find the info specifically related to my situation. Thanks so much.
Forum: General Discussion 18 Feb 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,997
Posted By josh99ta
I thought it was pretty self explanatory. I have...

I thought it was pretty self explanatory. I have a desktop and a laptop. Windows 7 is and has been installed and registered on my desktop for a long while now. You only get one install per copy of...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Feb 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,997
Posted By josh99ta
W7 On Desktop, Can I Install On Laptop (Trial)?

I have W7 installed on my desktop and love it. I have an older HP Pavilion dv7 laptop that had Vista on it that's causing me all kinds of problems since I tried to install XP on it. After a lot of...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Sep 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,444
Posted By josh99ta
To clarify, I am running memtest86+ on my...

To clarify, I am running memtest86+ on my desktop, posting from my laptop. ;) Sorry for the confusion.

3 passes through on memtest86+ and it's showing 0 errors now with the 4x2GB configuration and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Sep 2010
Replies: 46
Views: 15,782
Posted By josh99ta
Is that what the driver you're talking about...

Is that what the driver you're talking about (INF?) does?

3 passes through on memtest86+ and it's showing 0 errors now with the 4x2GB configuration and the updated settings. I'm going to let it...
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